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Global Change Research Institute, CAS

Ing. Vojtěch Lukas, Ph.D.


Position: Postdoc

Branch: Department of Climate Change Impacts on Agroecosystems

Workplace: MendelGlobeZemědělská 1665/1Brno613 00



Research Focus

Precision agriculture, use of remote sensing for soil and vegetation monitoring; spectral characteristics of plants; image analysis; digital soil mapping, assessment of spatial variability of soil and crop; data processing and analysis in geographical information systems (GIS), Farm management information systems (FMIS).


2003 – 2010 – PhD in Plant Production, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic

1998 – 2003 – MSc. (Ing.) in Agricultural Engineering, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry in Brno, Czech Republic


2015 – present – researcher at Global Change Research Institute AS CR, v.v.i.

2012 – present – Research Assistant at Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Agronomy, Department of Agrosystems and Bioclimatology, Czech Republic

2006 – Independent field surveyor in LUCAS 2006 Project (2 months), Luxspace, Luxembourg

2005 – 2012 – Researcher at Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Agronomy, Department of Agrosystems and Bioclimatology, Czech Republic

Brief scientometrics

Author and co-author of 24 scientific papers (6 in IF journals), 9 certified methodologies.

h-index 3 (WoS 2017/12)

Selected publications:

Lukas, V., Novák, J., Neudert, L., Svobodova, I., Rodriguez-Moreno, F., Edrees, M., Kren, J., 2016. The combination of UAV survey and Landsat imagery for monitoring of crop vigor in precision agriculture Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci. XLI-B8, 953-957.

Lukas, V., Neudert, L., 2016. Senzorové měření porostů zemědělských plodin pro variabilní aplikaci hnojiv a pesticidů. Certifikovaná metodika pro praxi. Mendelova univerzita v Brně. ISBN 978-80-7509-460-5

Rodriguez-Moreno, F., Lukas, V., Neudert, L., Dryšlová, T. Spatial interpretation of plant parameters in winter wheat. Precision Agriculture. 2014, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 447-465. 2014/08/01

Rodriguez-Moreno, F., Zemek, F., Kren, J., Pikl, M., Lukas, V., Novak, J., 2016. Spectral monitoring of wheat canopy under uncontrolled conditions for decision making purposes. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 125, 81-88.